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Tyler Ramsey Kicks Off ’08 With a Hushed Roar

I have always held a fair amount of respect for artists who choose not to hide behind numerous barriers of noise. While I have no issue with the handful of post-rock artists who intricately layer each and every instrumental tra...
 
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Los Femurs de Seattle y de Nueva York

Unless one is referring to a singular mind of genius capabilities, the sentiment that “two heads are better than one” certainly rings true in a variety of aspects. Music, of course, is one of the many forms of art w...

 
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Mono in VCF… in Stereo

Ah, Phil Spector. You just have to love the guy. Whether it is his influential production technique found within the “Wall of Sound”, his indisputable influence on contemporary music, or his infamous hairstyle in th...
 
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The Lonely H Let Their “Hair” Grow

It is becoming increasingly difficult to find an actively successful band that originated in high school. With the limited social environment, educational pressures, and repetitive daily tasks, quality songwriting is rare to co...

 
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Arthur & Yu Capture Tranquility On “In Camera”

Kurt Cobain once claimed in an interview that Jonathan Poneman, the founder of the ceaseless label Sub Pop, coined the term “grunge”. Considering the impact that the particular movement had on music in the late 80s ...
 
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Rocky Votolato Prefers to Brag & Cuss

Traditional folk songwriters have always played a large role in the life of Rocky Votolato. The Texas-based singer/songwriter has long admired highly influential artists in the vein of Springsteen, Willie Nelson, and Steve Earl...

 
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Gerald Collier Shares Unreleased Covers, Demos, and B-Sides

I suppose that you could say that Gerald Collier is aware of what most men want. On the cover of his newest release, How Can There Be Another Day?, is a photo of a young woman who is in the complete nude, sensually lounged back...
 
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Sea Wolf (Alex Church) Continues to Build on Success

It may come as no surprise that Alex Church is an avid fan of Jack London’s compelling literature. After all, both utilize their artistic sense by crafting depictions of ravishing imagery, stimulating diction, and bleak m...

 
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Charles Gocher: 1953 – 2007

In terms of innovation, passion, durability, and flexibility, few American bands matched the quality of the Sun City Girls. Though they never came close to commercial success, they obtained an extremely dedicated cult following...
 
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The type of Ghost Stories everyone enjoys

Ghost Stories is the musical alias for Ron Lewis, a well-travelled musician based out of Seattle who has played with the likes of Colin Meloy, the Joggers, and the Dismemberment Plan. Lewis’ sound is driven by soft and me...